Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT
Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center 
800 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

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The GOA is holding a block of rooms at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center for rooms Thursday, August 11 - Saturday, August 13, 2022.  

Room Rate is $189.00+++ per night.  
++Hotel room rates are subject to applicable Sales Tax (currently 8.5%) Occupancy Tax (Currently 8%) and State Motel-Hotel Fee (Currently $5 per room per night) 

Reservations can be made by calling the Hotel directly at (800) 706-2899 or using the link provided below.  Please ask for the Georgia Optometric Association Group Room Block.

Click on the link below to book your reservations for GA State Board of Optometry – Approved Injections Course on August 11th, 2022 through August 14th, 2022

GA State Board of Optometry - Approved Injections Course-Reservations Link

Non-smoking King bedding accommodations have been blocked for this group. Please note that all guestrooms are non-smoking. For any other requests or inquiries, please enter this information within the appropriate request boxes during the reservations process or call the hotel directly by calling (800) 706-2899 or (404) 838-2100.

 Booking Deadline: Wednesday, July 27, 2022.  

For any additional nights needed before or after the posted group dates, please contact the hotel directly at (800)706-2899 to check availability.

For those attendees driving to the hotel, overnight parking is $21 per night with unlimited in and out access to the garage

 Hotel reservations hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6:30pm


Vanessa Grosso 
Georgia Optometric Association 

Georgia State Board of Optometry Approved Injections Certification 

Georgia State Board of Optometry Approved Injections Certification 

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This 4-Day, thirty (30) hour education and training event is the only Georgia State Board of Optometry approved coursework for the certification for use of injectables. This course has been developed by and will be presented by Southern College of Optometry. This will be the only injection certification training event offered in 2022. 

Additional to the thirty hours of certification training, one (1) hour of Georgia Laws and Rules Credit will be provided for a total of thirty-one (31) continuing education credits that will count towards your relicensure in 2023.

Register today to reserve your spot! 


Registration & Fees: 

  • No Onsite Registration! 
  • Registration fees are $2,000 for GOA and AOA Members or $2,500 for NON GOA or AOA Members.  To qualify for Member Rate you must be a member in good standing of the Georgia Optometric Association or the American Optometric Association as of July 15, 2022. Membership status will be verified upon registration. 
  • Young OD Savings* - GOA or AOA Members 0-5 Years out of School, the GOA is offering a discount of $750 off your registration fee.  USE DISCOUNT CODE: YOD025 to receive this savings.  *Discount only applies to GOA or AOA Young OD Members. 
  • Registration fee covers entrance into lecture hall, all registration and wet lab materials plus meals listed on the coursework schedule. 
  • ALL FEES MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE MEETING. Payment plans can be arranged through the GOA Office, please contact Vanessa.  

  • Cancellation Policy: There will be a $100.00 Administrative Fee for all cancellations.  We will gladly issue refunds for cancellations made on or prior to July 22, 2022. No refunds will be issued after July 22, 2022.  


  • The Georgia State Board of Optometry has approved all thirty (30) hours of this coursework as credit toward relicensure. 
  • SCO follows COPE standards, one (1) hour of credit equates to fifty (50) minutes of lecture. 
  • Valid name badges will serve as admission to the continuing education and wet lab and must be worn by attendees at all times.  
  • Entrance and Exit of coursework will be monitored to meet regulations.  

  • Attendees may only be absent from any class for a maximum of ten (10) minutes per hour of lecture.  

Thursday August 11, 2022 
11:30a.m - 12:30p.m.  - Registration 
12:30p.m. - 1:20p.m.   - Medico Legal Issues
1:30p.m. - 3:10p.m.     - Routine Practices, OSHA Needle Basics
3:30p.m. - 5:45p.m.     - Ocular Anatomy Pt 1
5:45p.m. - 6:30p.m.     - Dinner Break (Dinner will be provided)
6:30p.m. - 8:45p.m.     - Ocular Anatomy Pt 2

Friday, August 12, 2022 
8:00a.m. - 8:30a.m.    -Continental Breakfast & Registration Check-in

8:30a.m - 11:50a.m.   -Pharmacology Review
11:50a.m. - 1:00p.m.  -Lunch Break (Lunch will be provided)
1:00p.m. - 2:40p.m.    -Pharmacology Review
3:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.    -Injection Procedures
5:40p.m. - 6:30p.m.    -Georgia Laws and Rules

Saturday August 13, 2022 
8:00a.m. - 8:30a.m.    -Continental Breakfast & Registration Check-in
8:30a.m - 12:00p.m.   - Injections Procedures
12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.  -Lunch Break (Lunch will be provided)
1:00p.m. - 1:50p.m.    -Injection Procedures
2:00p.m. - 6:10p.m.    -Case Review and Online Exam Opens

WET LAB* Sunday, August 14, 2022 
7:30a.m. - 8:00a.m.    -Continental Breakfast and Registration Check-in Group 1 
8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.  -Skills Lab Group 1 
12:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.  -Skills Lab Group 2 (if needed)  

*Wet labs are limited in size. Based upon attendance will determine the number of labs we will offer that day to accommodate all attendees.  Attendees are dismissed upon the conclusion of their skills labs session.  

In addition to specified dinner and lunch breaks, additional breaks will be given throughout each day, beverages and snacks will also be available throughout the day.